Atoka in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
It was here on June 23, 1863 that General J.E.B. Stuart set up headquarters and received orders from General Lee concerning the cavalry's route in what would become the Gettysburg Campaign.
Erected by Mosby Heritage Area.
Location. 38° 58.536′ N, 77° 48.532′ W. Marker is in Atoka, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is at the intersection of Atoka Road and John S. Mosby Highway (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling north on Atoka Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marshall VA 20115, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rector’s Crossroads (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mosby’s Rangers (about 700 feet away); Welbourne (about 700 feet away); Attack at Goose Creek Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Middleburg (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mount Defiance (approx. 2.6 miles away); History of St. Louis (approx. 2.8 miles away); Battle of Unison (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atoka.
Also see . . .
1. Mosby Heritage Area Association. The association currently owns the Caleb Rector House, which serves as it's headquarters. (Submitted on October 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Mosby's Rangers. (Submitted on October 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,874 times since then and 113 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.